Carragher explains why Klopp will love Liverpool's first goal against Manchester City

Jamie Carragher Signing

Liverpool hammered Manchester 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium this evening.

Liverpool gave fans a glimpse of what's to come under new manager Jurgen Klopp, with a thumping win over Manchester City away from home.

The Reds got off to a flying start as Eliaquim Mangala inadvertently turned the ball in to his own net from close range, following good work down the left hand side from Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino.

Coutinho then made it two by sweeping home Firmino's right wing centre, before Firmino added the the third from close range after a pass from Coutinho.

Sergio Aguero pulled one back for City, but Martin Skrtel smashed home the fourth late on to put the game beyond doubt, with Liverpool serving up arguably their performance of the season.

During the game, former Reds defender Jamie Carragher was offering his thoughts on the performance, and highlighted one thing in particular that please manager Klopp.

Carragher pointed out that the first goal, scored by City defender Eliaquim Mangala, was a sign of what Klopp is looking to do with his famous Gegenpressing tactics.

Philippe Coutinho was quick to close right back Bacary Sagna, and afters stealing possession, the Brazilian set up Firmino to cross for Mangala's own goal - and Carragher took to Tiwtter to state that he thinks Klopp will love that goal due to the superb pressing involved.

The pressing continued to press high, and City's defence - featuring the ageing Martin Demichelis and the clumsy Mangala - simply couldn't deal with it, handing Liverpool all three points.

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